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1 July 2006

[PDF] Business Humanitarian Award Presented At New York Ceremony

Author: Business Humanitarian Forum Newsletter

The chief executive officer of Ethan Allen Interiors, Farooq Kathwari, received the 2006 Business Humanitarian Award at a presentation ceremony on June 21 in New York... Mr. Kathwari has long been involved in humanitarian activities, and has been...

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28 February 2006

[PDF] Integration of the human rights of women and the gender perspective

Author: Human Rights Advocates

This study emphasizes the continuing need integrate the gender perspective into the human rights of women by furthering efforts to decrease trafficking in persons and address the role of military demand in trafficking, including the role of both...

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11 February 2006

Mitsubishi, Historical Revisionism and Japanese Corporate Resistance to Chinese Forced Labor Redress

Author: William Underwood, William Underwood, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, in ZNet

This article examines the corporate counter-offensive to reparations claims for Chinese forced labor in Japan, as presented by defense lawyers for Mitsubishi Materials Corp... In startling closing arguments last September, Mitsubishi issued a blanket...

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1 February 2006

[PDF] Human Rights: A guidance note

Author: BP

This note explains what ‘human rights’ means to BP, articulates BP’s position on difficult issues involving human rights and our business, and provides guidance for our leaders and employees....

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26 January 2006

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Behind closed gates: ethnic discrimination in employment

Author: Amnesty International

...[Discrimination] continues to be one of the most serious obstacles to the return of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). This report focuses on the continuing discrimination against workers from ethnic minorities, including in equal...

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1 January 2006

[PDF] Business for Peace: Nepali Private Sector Gets Involved in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building

Author: Padma Jyoti, Hemlata Rai, Armin Hofmann, Helmut Grossmann

The National Business Initiative for peace (NBI)…aim[s] to harness private sector efforts in conflict transformation…[It] consists of…business associations in Nepal…The strategy aims at engaging local businesses for conflict transformation…Businesses...

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31 December 2005

[PDF] Conflict and Project Finance: exploring options for better management of conflict risk

Author: Corene Crossin, Jessie Banfield - International Alert

This background paper focuses on the linkages between project finance and conflict. Project finance is frequently used to fund investments in higher-risk developing countries – particularly for large infrastructure and natural resource extraction...

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5 September 2005
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Author: Véronique Smée, Novethic

Parmi les partenariats développés par les compagnies pétrolières, qui concernent principalement l’alimentation, l’éducation et la santé, Chevron Texaco a initié en 2002 un programme d’envergure, intitulé « Angola Partnership Initiative ». Ce...

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1 August 2005

Business, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: An Operational Framework

Author: Pan Kanagaretnam, Susan Brown

[R]ecent history of several conflicts has shown that access to lucrative economic resources with the active participation of multinational corporations (MNCs) has played an important role in fomenting and sustaining conflicts…Given the link between...

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1 August 2005

[PDF] SALW [Small Arms and Light Weapons] and Private Security Companies in South Eastern Europe: A Cause or Effect of Insecurity?

Author: Michael Page (International Alert), Simon Rynn, Zack Taylor and David Wood (Saferworld)

This report surveys the development, conduct and regulation of the private security industry in the eight countries currently party to the European Union’s Stability Pact for South East Europe…Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the...

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